Tracey Birdwell



Tracey Birdwell serves as the Assistant Director of the Center for Instructional Excellence. 


She is working to build Purdue University’s new, urban campus located in Indianapolis, IN. Tracey is expanding CIE initiatives to Purdue in Indianapolis faculty and connecting the two campuses in a community of teaching innovation. Her areas of interests include learning spaces (physical and digital), hybrid learning, and the future of higher ed campuses.

She has published her work in EDUCAUSE Quarterly, EDUCAUSE Review, Innovative Higher Education, The Journal of Learning Spaces, Campus Technology, the Journal on Centers for Teaching and Learning, The Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education, and The Conversation. 

Tracey earned her Ph.D. in American History from the University of Delaware. 



EDUCAUSE Publications

EDUCAUSE Presentations